Rebar Detailing to Fabrication Workflows Using Building Information Modeling

BIM & Beam

For those you attending AU to learn about automating the creation of rebar shop drawings from Revit, how about using the Revit model to drive rebar fabrication machinery directly? Come learn how industry leading rebar MIS software company aSa can use Revit models to streamline the rebar supply chain, from rebar estimating through detailing, fabrication and installation.

Registration now open for the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum 2017

BIM & Beam

We’ve got your back at the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum 2017. Are you a contractor, engineer, detailer, estimator, or fabricator? Choose from intermediate or advanced MEP Fabrication or Structural Fabrication tracks.

BIM Guide for Owners – Building Information Management, Model, Modeling

Building Information Management

Building Information Management, Model and Modeling. effectively developing an asset lifecycle process and model from conception to final retirement. Building Information Model: Is the DIGITAL REPRESENTATION of physical and functional characteristics of a facility.

Move quickly from design to fabrication with Autodesk Advance Steel 2017

BIM & Beam

Built on the familiar AutoCAD platform, Advance Steel helps provide engineering and detailing professionals the tools needed to model the details necessary for their structures. What’s New in Advance Steel New & Enhanced Modeling Tools Improved Modeling Efficiency.

Advance Steel in Autodesk AEC Collection

BIM & Beam

Structural engineers, detailers and fabricators struggle with siloed teams, disconnected workflows, and varying software platforms that do not integrate seamlessly. This requires manual processes to bridge gaps which can lead to expensive errors and fabrication waste.

Engineering Firms Connect BIM-Based Design and Construction Through Fabrication

BIM & Beam

Use of Building Information Modeling is accelerating dramatically, driven by major private and government owners who want to institutionalize its benefits of faster, more certain project delivery, and more reliable quality and cost.

Advance Steel Tips, Tricks, and Workflows You’ll Want to Try at the Office

BIM & Beam

For this post, I’m going to summarize some of the Advance Steel tips and tricks that I described in my class “Advance Steel Tips, Tricks, and Workflows You’ll Want to Try at the Office” during the Autodesk University MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum 2017.

How the Brits View BIM – Buildling Information Modelling

Building Information Management

A multi-dimensional tool, Building Information Modelling (BIM) involves generating a visual model of the building which also manages data about it, at the design stage, throughout the construction phase and during its working life. Future of Building Information Modelling.

Adding Grout Tubes to Precast Walls using Dynamo

BIM & Beam

When modeling you can use them or your own families. Let me show you my automated process of adding tubes to the Revit model. Computational Design Concrete Detailing Concrete Fabrication Software Tips akn_include Dynamo Revit Structural Precast

Top 10 Features in Advance Steel 2018

BIM & Beam

3 – Combine model views with cameras. Model views combined with cameras help simplify the process of creating general arrangement drawings. These ball stanchions are from Australian & New Zealand providers and are inserted as special parts in the 3D model.

Filling in BIM Gaps - EastCoast Design to Fabrication

Revit OpEd

EastCoast CAD/CAM announced on November 30th that they are now supporting a workflow from AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP models to their fabrication software. The workflow eliminates redrawing, and delivers fabrication-ready models inside AutoCAD MEP for final detailed coordination and downloading to highly efficient sheet metal plasma cutting machines.

CAD Shack: Linked Models Disappear when using Remote Desktop.

CAD Shack

Linked Models Disappear when using Remote Desktop Connection. When using remote desktop to access my PC to deliver training, I have been bummed in the past to notice that linked modeled objects did not show up on the display screen. Thursday, November 10, 2011.

Watch The Demo Of Advance Steel, A Powerful 3D BIM Steel Detailing Software

Construction Cost Estimating

It contains automated and comprehensible tools for generating the 3D model of any building in the best time. The software offers huge benefits to Structural engineering professionals to speed up the process for design, steel detailing, steel fabrication, and steel construction.

Learn What’s New in Revit 2019 for Structural Engineers and Detailers

BIM & Beam

Building on Autodesk’s strategy to make Revit a robust model authoring tool for designing and detailing, the Revit 2019 release includes a number of new features that increase modeling versatility, accuracy, and productivity for engineers and detailers.

Keeping Up With Advanced Manufacturing

Business Facilities Blog

For example, the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST), along with the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance and i2E (Innovation To Enterprise), form the Oklahoma Innovation Model, an integrated solution for innovation and real-world commercialization.

Topcon Acquires ClearEdge3D

Construction Equipment

ClearEdge3D’s EdgeWise software speeds as-built modeling workflows by utilizing automated feature extraction algorithms and other patented technologies. Topcon Corp. has acquired all the outstanding shares of ClearEdge3D.

A Primer on MasterFormat & Improving Construction Project Collaboration

Building Information Management

00 54 36 Building Information Modeling Exhibit. 01 43 19 Fabricator Qualifications. 03 22 00 Fabric and Grid Reinforcing. 03 22 13 Galvanized Welded Wire Fabric Reinforcing. 03 22 16 Epoxy-Coated Welded Wire Fabric Reinforcing. 04 43 16 Stone Fabrications.

A Primer on MasterFormat & Improving Construction Project Collaboration

Building Information Management

00 54 36 Building Information Modeling Exhibit. 01 43 19 Fabricator Qualifications. 03 22 00 Fabric and Grid Reinforcing. 03 22 13 Galvanized Welded Wire Fabric Reinforcing. 03 22 16 Epoxy-Coated Welded Wire Fabric Reinforcing. 04 43 16 Stone Fabrications.

Structural Steel Connections in Revit 2017 and Advance Steel 2017

BIM & Beam

Watch and learn how you can define fully parametric steel connections in your Revit 2017 models, and how the Advance Steel Extension for Revit helps to bridge the gap between design and fabrication

Customer Success Video: Steelway Building Systems

BIM & Beam

Steelway is a structural building systems detailer and fabricator based in Canada, who use Advance Steel to accurate model and drive fabrication of steel components This video focuses on telling the story of Steelway Building Systems.

CAD Shack: East Coast CAD Kicks it up a Notch

CAD Shack

East Coast CAD has had Fabrication for AutoCAD MEP software for years, but it added MEP Fabrication Version 1.0 For those interested in seeing MEP Fabrication in action, taking system layouts from an engineering drawing in Revit MEP 2011 and converting the duct to manufacturable geometry, a live webinar presentation will take place on Wednesday, Jan. WILLING TO BET THAT ALL THE DEMO DOES IS PROCESS AN EXISTING MODEL THAT HAS BEEN SET UP PERFECTLY.

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Trending: The Rise of Prefab and Modular Commercial Construction Techniques

Commercial Construction

Not all that long ago, when I was still a young laborer in the field, many items such as millwork, ductwork and mechanical components were still frequently fabricated on the job site.

SHOP DRAWING creates maximum benefits for construction companies

Construction Cost Estimating

The shop drawing is a drawing or collection of set of drawings, diagrams, illustrations, schedules, and other data or information specifically generated or assembled by the contractor, supplier, manufacturer, subcontractor, or fabricator to demonstrate some portion of the work for the approval of architect or engineer. Within the steel industry a majority of fabricators and detailers prepare shop drawings for pre-fabricated components.

CAD Shack: Breaking up the Group

CAD Shack

I have noticed that when I get architectural models with excessive grouping that they bog down my MEP models. I try to keep the my linked architectural model as clean as possible and one thing that seem to help is breaking up groups. Monday, March 29, 2010. Breaking up the Group.

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PR Announcement at NASCC

BIM & Beam

Updated Autodesk Structural Fabrication Suite helps advance connected BIM-based steel design and construction workflows. The suite provides structural engineers, steel detailers and fabricators with tools to help streamline the process from design to fabrication with model-based deliverables.

AEC Media Day: Update 8 - What's Phil thinking about.? - Do Revit

Do

Pre-fabrication, with the Architect involved. Fewer spreadsheets, more data in the model, with better reporting out of the model. Using the model to generate "live information" to keep people up-to-date on progress ("live" 4D?). skip to main | skip to sidebar. dont think: Do Revit. My journal of work in Revit as part of a 600+ member architecture firm. Wednesday, April 06, 2011. AEC Media Day: Update 8 - Whats Phil thinking about.?

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IS IT TIMBER OR STEEL OR CONCRETE? WHAT WOULD BE THE BEST IN USE?

Construction Cost Estimating

3D model building concrete construction contractors steel Structural material timberIS IT TIMBER OR STEEL OR CONCRETE? WHAT WOULD BE THE BEST IN USE? The most popular and common construction structural material Timber , Steel and Concrete has their own pros and cons.

With BIM, steel detailing can be delivered fast. See how Autodesk customer TSI Structures did it.

BIM & Beam

We’re excited to share this great customer story from UK based fabricator TSI Structures. They used BIM-based workflows between Autodesk Revit and Advance Steel to reduce their anticipated schedule time by approximately 20 percent.

Autodesk Joins American Institute of Steel Construction

BIM & Beam

This new relationship aligns with Autodesk’s commitment to structural detailing and fabrication. In April 2014, Autodesk released Autodesk Advance Steel 2015 software, a product specifically built for the intelligent detailing and fabrication of structural steel building elements.

Innovative Approaches and The Role of Reinforced Concrete

BIM & Beam

The Martin/Martin CES team has innovatively addressed the issue of fragmented fabrication drawing production that design and construction teams consistently encounter with today’s increasingly tight project delivery schedules. Recently the Martin/Martin, Inc.’s

Learn Strategies for Designing Connections in Revit Structure!

BIM & Beam

This seminar will focus on various workflows from round-tripping a Revit model with an SDS/2 Detailing model for approval and fabrication purposes, to getting general contractors a head start on site planning by transferring a Revit model to SDS/2 Erector Plus

Sharing the Advance Steel Roadmap

BIM & Beam

Additionally, our efforts are also focused on making steel detailers and fabricators connected across detailing service providers, fabricators and BIM process stakeholders. As we enter into the new year, we would like to share an update about our Advance Steel product plans.

Reinforcement Numbering in Autodesk Revit 2015

BIM & Beam

Rebar and fabric reinforcement now have number sequencing that matches with existing reinforcement. In assigned partitions, the rebar and fabric sheet numbers match those of the same type, size, material, and shape.

CAD Shack: Unassigned Linked Rooms

CAD Shack

A few weeks ago we noticed that we had a linked architectural model with named and numbered rooms. The weird thing is some of the linked spaces in the MEP model were showing up as “unassigned” Not all of them, just some. Autodesk Fabrication 2013 at Autodesk University 2013. Tuesday, November 01, 2011. Unassigned Linked Rooms.

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don't think: Do Revit: House Panels

Do

Our Revit model is soon to be created in reality. The panels have arrived at the fabricator. I would love to see the model to final comparison if you had some images? So far we are tight to the design (model). skip to main | skip to sidebar. dont think: Do Revit.

GRAITEC BIM Connect available on Autodesk Exchange for Autodesk Revit

BIM & Beam

Revit 2017 - New Features and Enhancements

Revit OpEd

It applies to model elements, and graphic display effects, such as shadows and sketchy lines. When you upgrade a model, the rendering settings that were specified for the NVIDIA mental ray engine are mapped as closely to the appropriate settings for the new engine as possible.

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